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Nonprofit Arts for Learning Receives Grant to Promote Healthy Development of Children

News Release

For Immediate Release

March 3, 2016

Contact: Haley Baas

Communications Coordinator

Arts for Learning

hbaas@artsforlearningindiana.org

Phone (317) 925-4043×120

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nonprofit Arts for Learning Receives Grant to Promote Healthy Development of Children

Indianapolis – March 3, 2016…Indiana youth-serving nonprofit organization Arts for Learning has been chosen to receive a grant from the Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) to attend a training to boost the healthy development of children.

Arts for Learning in Indianapolis was chosen to receive a $750 Professional Development Grant to attend the Young Audiences Arts for Learning National Conference in Miami Beach, FL. Angela Yetter will meet with other Arts for Learning affiliates and attend seminars about the

“This organization is improving the community through a variety of programs,” said Glenn Augustine, interim president and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute. “The grant will allow this agency to make a greater impact in the lives of the children and families it serves.”

IYI created the Professional Development Grants program for nonprofits, faith-based organizations, schools and other agencies serving youth or families throughout Indiana. Because many organizations lack financial resources for staff training and development, the program offers assistance to youth-serving professionals for continuing education opportunities.

The Professional Development Grants program allows organizations that serve families and children to receive up to $750 to pay for registration fees and some travel costs associated with attending a conference, training or workshop that focuses on nonprofit management or healthy youth development. These grants may not be used for IYI trainings or conferences, which are already offered at a substantial discount. Those interested in applying for a grant can go to www.iyi.org/pdg.

The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being.

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(Note to media: For information on the organization above, contact . For information on the Indiana Youth Institute, contact IYI’s media relations manager, Leslie Wells at lwells@iyi.org)

May 11, 2016

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